Colorado Churches, Playgrounds and Gyms Open Under New Order At Limited Capacity

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Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday, June 4 that churches, gyms, playgrounds and pools can reopen in Colorado under new safety guidelines with limited capacity. The re-openings are part of the state’s new phase: ‘Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors.’.  Within the guidance, the CDPHE addresses recreational activities at parks, pools, fitness facilities and organized recreational sports as well as outdoor recreation like rafting, fishing and horseback riding.

“Our state has some of the most beautiful natural open spaces in the world and we want Coloradans to enjoy our vast, great outdoors. While we are all still safer at home, we are also able to practice greater social distancing in our great outdoors than in confined indoor spaces,” Polis said in a statement released Monday, June 1, 2020.

The new phase, effective immediately, offers new guidelines for places of worship, gyms, pools and playgrounds and outdoor recreation.